Set in a Gothic mansion, YHA Ilam Hall has 84 acres of beautiful parkland, a traditional restaurant and stylish lounge. The YHA is situated in the Peak District, and offers views over Dovedale.

The YHA Ilam Hall has dormitory rooms, most containing bunk beds, with shared bathroom facilities. The magnificent Victorian building also houses a sumptuous lounge with a TV and games area.

The on-site restaurant serves traditional evening meals and light lunches. The cafe-bar offers light snacks and beverages, and there is also a kitchen for self-catering guests.

YHA Ilam Hall Hostel is a National Trust property, and the River Manifold runs through the beautiful grounds. Alton Towers is a 15-minute drive away, and Chatsworth House is a 30-minute drive.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

YHA Ilam Hall has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 Mar 2011.
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet


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About YHA Ilam Hall

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  • What is the latest check in time please?

    Hello, our reception closes at 10pm every night, Kind Regards, Georgia


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    Asked about: Dormitory Room (6 Adults) • Answered on 4 July 2021
  • Hello I would like to book a 6 bedroom dorm in July/August for 2 nights in the school holidays. Do you have any availability ?

    Hi Yes we have availability, please check our availability on our website.


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    Answered on 1 January 2022
  • Are you able to provide a travel cot please?

    Hello, yes we do have travel cots on site. Ask at reception and we can bring one up to your room for you.


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    Answered on 20 August 2021
  • Is there parking available on site?

    Yes in the National Trust car park. Free parking for National Trust members or £2 per night if purchased from ourselves at check in


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    Answered on 19 May 2021
  • Is this suitable for a family of 5?

    Yes, we have 5 and 6 bed rooms available


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    Answered on 10 August 2020
  • Do you have to bring your own bed linen

    Hello, All bed linen is provided. The only thing not provided is towels, you can hire these from reception or bring your own if you would prefer. Kind Regards, Georgia


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    Answered on 2 July 2021
  • Can we store mountain bikes on site

    Yes, we have a bike store on site. We do advise you bring your own locks for added security.


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    Answered on 18 July 2020
  • Can I bring a dog

    Hello, No sorry, we are a non dog hostel aside from registered assistance dogs. Best wishes, Rachel


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    Answered on 3 October 2020
  • me and my friend want to stay do we have to share with others ?

    Hi, Not if you book a private room you don’t no. Kind Regards YHA Ilam Team


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    Answered on 15 November 2019
  • Hi. Do the rooms have TV’s in? If not is there a lounge with a TV to access? If so what time is this able to be accessed until? Thank You

    We do not have any access to a television on site


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    Answered on 13 October 2021
  • I'm looking for a friend and his partner but they're not aYHA members, can he still stay? I stayed in a hostel in Germany when I wasn't (an unexpected stay) Is it the same in uk please?

    You do not need to be a member to stay at a YHA


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    Answered on 18 July 2020
  • Is your restaurant open and do we need to book for evening meals?

    Yes we are fully open, evening meals do not need to be pre booked.


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    Answered on 22 October 2021
  • Hi, does bus to alton towers run past your place. I dont my sister driving for the 2 days once we arrive. Thank you

    Hi, No it does not. You can book the Derbyshire connect bus in advance though by contacting 01335 342951


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    Answered on 26 June 2021
  • Family of 5 …do you have two interconnected rooms?

    No sorry, no rooms have interconnecting doors. we do have 5 and 6 bed rooms though that could accommodate your whole family.


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    Answered on 22 October 2021
  • Hi do you have electric car charging points?

    No we do not currently have these installed.


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    Answered on 22 October 2021
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Luggage Storage is not currently available.


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    Answered on 16 July 2020
  • Can my 8yr old son stay with me his mum in an all female dorm?

    No, Children under 12 cannot stay in dormitories regardless. You would need to book a private room for you both.


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    Asked about: Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on 29 November 2019
  • is there a pub/restaurant near?

    there are no pubs in Ilam itself, the nearest pub is The Okeover Arms in Mapleton which is a 5-10 minute drive. There are more pubs in Ashbourne which is 7 miles away.


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    Answered on 17 July 2021
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • CBeebies Land
    5.6 miles
  • Skyride
    5.7 miles
  • Alton Towers
    5.7 miles
  • Heights of Abraham
    11 miles
  • Gulliver's Kingdom
    11 miles
  • Uttoxeter Racecourse
    11.2 miles
  • Haddon Hall
    11.6 miles
  • Sudbury Hall
    11.6 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Thorpe Cloud
    1 miles
  • River River Dove
    1 miles
Closest airports
  • East Midlands Airport
    25.1 miles
  • Manchester Airport
    28.9 miles
  • Birmingham Airport
    41.7 miles
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Facilities of YHA Ilam Hall
Outdoors
  • Garden
Activities
  • Hiking Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
No internet access available.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 2 per day.
Services
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
Safety & security
  • Key card access
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives

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House rules
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Check-in

17:00 - 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

07:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 16 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo JCB YHA Ilam Hall accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

YHA cannot accept bookings for 16 people or more. Any such bookings will be cancelled by YHA.
The maximum length of stay is 14 consecutive nights. Following any stay of 14 nights, guests may not stay in any YHA accommodation for at least seven nights.
The ID must match the name and address on the booking. Where a booking is for more than one person, the named person on the booking will need to provide proof of identify that matches the name and address on the booking. ID will also be requested from all other adult guests. These IDs must match the name they sign in with at check in.
Please note discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or Hostelling International as part of this booking.
Towels are not included in the room rate. Guests can hire them at the property or bring their own.
Please contact YHA directly for more information about accessible facilities.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about YHA Ilam Hall

  • Guests staying at YHA Ilam Hall can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • YHA Ilam Hall offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • The prices at YHA Ilam Hall may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at YHA Ilam Hall (subject to availability):

    • Parking

  • YHA Ilam Hall is 3.7 miles from the centre of Ashbourne.

  • Check-in at YHA Ilam Hall is from 17:00, and check-out is until 10:00.